This week across America, millions of children will be getting ready to go back to school and returning home that evening with their first work assignment – an essay with the title: “What I did on my summer holidays.”
Now imagine for a second you’re Donald Trump, and you’ve just been given that piece of homework. I think the first thing you’re going to do is ask for a few extra sheets of paper because, what a summer.
From distant, foggy memory, I also seem to remember that the one other instruction you got from the teacher was to make it descriptive, and not too much of a list.
Well, sorry about that, Miss. This is what Donald and his pals in the White House got up to:
- Hires a new communications director called Anthony Scaramucci
- Press secretary Sean Spicer quits in protest. Says he’s happy but is fulminating
- The Mooch (aka Scaramucci) gives obscene interview to New Yorker magazine
- Trump fires his chief of staff, the hapless Reince Priebus (abandoned at Andrews air force base)
- Hires a new one, Gen Kelly, who was the head of homeland security
- On Kelly’s first day, the president fires the new communications director – Scaramucci has lasted just 10 days – less time than it takes for a pint of milk to go off
- He hires a new comms director, his fourth in seven months
- He publicly shames his attorney-general, numerous times, but Jeff Sessions clings on
- Loses a healthcare bill
- Publicly lashes the three Republicans who voted against it, several times
- Bans transgender people from the military,…
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